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Martha “Lena” York

Martha “Lena” York passed away Nov. 15, 2015 in Olympia, Wash., at the age of 89. She was the daughter of Everett and Ila Alford, and was born May 12, 1926 in Niangua, Mo. In 1946 she married Nelson York, they had five children.

Edna (Tiny) M. Watt

Edna (Tiny) Marie Watt, 89, a South Bend resident was called home by the Lord on Nov. 19, 2015. Edna had recently been a resident at the Pacific Care Center in Hoquiam. Edna Watt was born July 11, 1926 in International Falls, Minn. to Peter and Etta (Miller) Nadeau.

Daniel J. Carey Sr.

Daniel John Carey Sr., 57 years of age and a longtime Harborite, died on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at his home in Aberdeen. Daniel was born on April 3, 1958, in Prineville, Ore., to Wilbur H. and June M. (Derks) Carey.

Justin C. Yakovich

Justin Case Yakovich, 33, passed away on Nov. 7, 2015. He was born in Olympia, Wash., to his loving parents George and Connie Yakovich. He was the baby brother to George Jr. Yakovich, Craig Yakovich and Jonathon Jasper. His first loves were his five nieces and one nephew. Later, he shared that love with his new wife Samantha Yakovich and their 7-month-old daughter Adia Sue. While Justin grew up in Central Park, Wash., and resided in San Diego for the past year — he always called Newport Beach, Calif., his home.

Judy Mathison

Judy Mathison, 70, of Montesano, passed away Nov. 16, 2015, at her daughter’s home after a year-long struggle with cancer. Judy was born Dec. 30, 1944, in Hibbing, Minn. She grew up on the family farm in Northern Minnesota. Judy married Vern Mathison and they moved to Washington in 1967. Judy was a devoted wife and mother, always there for her family and friends. One of her greatest joys was the birth of her grandchildren; participating in their lives and watching them grow to adults.

Angelique A. Wells-Chase

Angelique Alaina Wells-Chase, 46 years of age and a longtime Harborite, died on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen. She was born on March 10, 1969, in Aberdeen, to Lawrence Ronald and Geraldine Leona (Wells) Chase and was an enrolled member of the Nisqually Indian Nation.

Donald R. Dobbin

The Celebration of Life gathering for Don Dobbin will be held on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Grays Harbor Family Center, 306 E. Third Street, Aberdeen, WA 98520. “Please be welcome to honor Don Dobbin as his Family and Friends gather to celebrate his life. The gathering will be starting at 11:30 a.m. and will honor Don’s life.”

Joanne ‘Jo’ Therson

Joanne ‘Jo’ Therson, age 80, died on Nov. 11, 2015 at her home in Richland, Wash. Jo was born July 17, 1935 to parents Marvin and Irene (Cavallo) McCray in Tacoma, Wash. On Jan. 10, 1974 she married Lou Therson. They have lived in Richland for nine years.

Jeff Edward Protheroe Sr.

Jeff Edward Protheroe Sr. was born at his Grandmother Walker’s home in Hoquiam on Sept. 2, 1920, to Ed and Sarah “Stella” (Walker) Protheroe. Ed as he was known to most, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 9, 2015, from his home in Hoquiam.

Eileen ‘Gran’ Schafer

Eileen “Gran” Stanley Rissmann Schafer, age 86, a longtime resident of Humptulips, died on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Mrs. Schafer was born on Aug. 26, 1929, in Passaic, N.J., to John Aloysious and Agnes S. (Woodruff) Stanley. She was raised in Nutley, N.J., and graduated from Nutley High School in 1947.

Patsy A. Aubuchon

Patsy A. Aubuchon, 68, of Montesano passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends on Nov. 2, 2015. She was the daughter of Lyle and Lillian (Beardslee) Valentine. In 1969, she married Norman E. Aubuchon, he passed away in 2006.